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Proposal

Chaperone Spanish Language Concordia Middle School Trip

30 hours


Community partner: DeLong Middle School
Supervisor: Karen Hauck
Beginning date:
2023-03-31
Ending Date:
2023-04-02

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer Assist in the supervision of DeLong Middle School Students attending Concordia Language Village in MN for a weekend. Encourage and engage in the immersive experience for the students in the spanish language. Chaperones would be responsibilities include supervising the students within the student cabins during the overnight hours, and if they are in the cabins in other parts of the day and attending mealtimes with the students. With the addition of one male chaperone we will be able to send more students for this unique educational experience for them. Chaperones will have the opportunity to take part in any of the language learning activities, if they choose. During mealtimes chaperones will have the opportunity to try the different foods the camp has to offer that are related to culture from the Spanish Language. Chaperones are not required to know the language used at the camp. Chaperones attend free of cost, and would ride in the bus to the Language Villages.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer To provide exceptional education and experiences to support the learning of our students in grades 6th through 8th grades, that will allow them to be successful high school students.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Listening, leadership, and problem solving.

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer The UWEC students will have the opportunity to develop a rapport with students and help to influence our students in their desire to learn.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Have a short meeting - phone or in person with the Spanish instructor, before the trip. And be available for all day on March 31, April 1, and most of April 2.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer Any questions on this volunteer opportunity please contact khauck@ecasd.us